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TRAID are this year's partners for the Victoria and Albert Museum's nationwide design competition Graphic Gathering. TRAID Education were thrilled to be asked to design a live brief for GCSE, A/S and A Level students. The live brief asks secondary school students to design the artwork to wrap a TRAID clothes reuse bank. The aim? To encourage and inspire the public to utilise…
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Our clothes sorting warehouse buried deep in an industrial estate in Wembley in North West London is where clothes donated to TRAID go to be valued before heading to our shops. We see a broad range of garments which gives us an unique insight into the physical and psychological factors at play when discarding, leaving us to guess why an…
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Last month TRAID’s Education team visited St Margaret Clitherow Primary School in Brent with the support of Brent Council. The Year 6 pupils worked to produce a unique T-shirt embellished with their own designs using only recycled materials and unwanted clothes. The workshop aimed to deepen understanding about the global textile industry, to value the many hands that make our…
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